The NGX closed on a positive note amidst sell-offs and buy-interests as the benchmark All-Share Index (ASI) appreciated by 14 basis points.

The NGX ASI closed at 43,260.13 points, to reflect a growth of 0.14% from the previous trading day and a Year-to-Date (YTD) return of 7.42%. Meanwhile, the market capitalization increased by N31.76 billion.

At the close of market today, Monday 22nd of November 2021, the stock exchange market value currently stands at N22.58 trillion from N22.54 trillion in the previous trading day.

The market breadth closed positive as HONYFLOUR led 18 gainers, and 16 Losers topped by TIP at the end of today’s session. The stock market has advanced 2,989.41 base points since the start of the year.

NGX ASI Top gainers

HONYFLOUR up +9.73% to close at N3.72
NEM up +7.89% to close at N2.05
FBNH up +6.49% to close at N12.30
OANDO up +5.97% to close at N5.15
CHAMPIONS up +3.83% to close at N2.71

NGX ASI Top losers

TIP down –9.76%to close at N0.37
UPDC down –9.74% to close at N1.39
FTNCOCOA down – 9.09% to close at N0.40
JAPAUL down – 4.88% to close at N0.39
UNIVINSURE down –4.76% to close at N0.20

NGX ASI Top Traded by Volume

MBENEFIT – 133,975,911 units
FBNH – 88,658,749 units
GTCO – 43,152,021 units
STERLING – 25,499,280 units
UNIVINSURE – 13,885,200 units

NGX ASI Top Traded by Value

GTCO – N 1,103,545,974.60
FBNH – N1,076,768,706.65
NESTLE – N588,711,900.30
MTNN – N354,035,633.60
ZENITHBANK – N281,758,078.70

Market sentiments trend towards the bulls with the market differential being in favour of the advancers as 18 gainers surpassed 16 losers.